Start by Protecting the Boot Disk March 21, 2011,
Volume 157, Issue 4
In his blog post How to Set Up a ZFS Root Pool Mirror in Oracle Solaris 11 Express Constantin Gonzalez takes a cautious approach. He begins with the steps necessary to protect the boot disk. Things get a bit more complicated when it comes to preparing and laying out a fresh disk so Solaris will accept it as a bootable second half of an rpool mirror. The five-step procedure Gonzalez provides shows how. Extensive comments follow the blog.